Control Cellphones With Your Brain Using the NeuroSky Sensor

In case you've ever wanted to dabble in telepathy, NeuroSky Inc. has prototyped a new sensor that lets you control your cellphone with brainwaves. Based on similar medical technology, the system can roughly measure brain relaxation and concentration to pass on appropriate commands to a cellphone. Though the system is… » 9/19/08 1:10am 9/19/08 1:10am

Open-Skull Brain-Machine Interface to Control Robotic Limbs

A neurosurgery team at Osaka University is now installing brain-machine interfaces directly into patients' heads. They claim the invasive open-skull surgery allows control over robotic limbs with the mind more accurately. In fact, in trials with four test subjects, their method has more than 80% accuracy. » 4/17/08 10:40am 4/17/08 10:40am